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    How Do We Perform Accessibility Testing for the Impact of Cognitive, Learning, and Neurological Disabilities?

    This article is part of a five-part series that highlights some of what we look for when testing websites and apps...
    March 5, 2019

    Twitter Accessibility Tips

    Over 500 million Tweets are sent each day, representing roughly 347,000 chances each minute to reach the masses or...
    March 4, 2019

    Over 2250 Web Accessibility Lawsuits Filed in 2018. Could They Triple in 2019?

    The number of website accessibility lawsuits filed in federal court rose to at least 2,258 in 2018, up from 814 in...
    February 28, 2019

    How Do We Perform Accessibility Testing for the Impact of Auditory Disabilities?

    This five-part series is dedicated to sharing what we look for when testing websites and apps to identify the...
    February 22, 2019

    How to Get Web Accessibility Buy-In at Work

    Getting accessibility buy-in at work can make the difference between creating websites and apps that are usable...
    February 21, 2019

    Inclusive Accessibility Themed Emojis Arrive

    Emojis have been a part of our vocabulary for some time now, but new emojis have been announced that will be more...
    February 19, 2019

    How Do We Perform Accessibility Testing for the Impact of Visual Disabilities?

    By testing according to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, the Bureau of Internet Accessibility...
    February 15, 2019

    Make Your Hashtags Accessible

    Hashtags may be one of the best ways to reach new audiences on social media, letting people who don't yet know...
    February 5, 2019

    Digital Accessibility Is an Investment, Not a Cost

    There is still a myth out there that creating digital experiences to be accessible or remediating for digital...
    February 4, 2019

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    What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are organized by four main principles, which state that content...
    September 13, 2019

    What Is an Example of Accessibility?

    Sometimes, we're asked, "What is an example of accessibility?" An example of accessibility would be any content or...
    November 24, 2020

    5 Quick Ways to Self-check the Accessibility of a Website

    Ensuring your website is accessible is imperative for business, legal, and practical reasons, but it can be hard...
    April 3, 2019

    Is There a Legal Requirement to Implement WCAG?

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are often referred to as the gold standard in accessibility and...
    August 22, 2019

    Best Fonts To Use for Website Accessibility

    Font style is one of the most important considerations of accessible website design. Although screen readers can...
    May 20, 2017

    Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

    Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
    July 7, 2021

    What's The Difference Between WCAG Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA?

    In order to embrace web accessibility as a priority, you need to set goals and track your progress. The Web...
    December 17, 2021

    How to Fix: "Buttons Do Not Have Accessible Names"

    The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) require interactive elements to have both a “label" and a “name.”...
    May 26, 2022

    Google's Lighthouse Accessibility Tests Are Helpful, But Not Perfect

    Google’s Chrome DevTools is an exceptionally useful resource for developers. With a few clicks, users can...
    December 3, 2021

    What is a11y?

    You may have seen the term "a11y" floating around the Internet as a hashtag or popping up in tech discussions....
    May 4, 2017

    Checklist for Creating Accessible Videos

    Videos are everywhere and are being regularly-consumed by more people everyday. According to Statista, there are...
    April 2, 2019

    Why Is It Important for Accessibility to Use Actual Text Instead of Images of Text?

    On the web, we use images everywhere! Images (such as maps, graphs, info graphics) can be an effective way to...
    December 24, 2018

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